13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

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13 days in Tasmania Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Eaglehawk Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Coles Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Launceston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ulverstone
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Queenstown
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Hobart
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

1
night
Eaglehawk Neck

Eaglehawk Neck ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fortescue Bay, then take some stellar pictures from Fossil Bay Lookout, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Waterfall Bay. On your second day here, get your game on at Redbanks, then see the interesting displays at Copping Convict and Colonial Collection, then browse the fresh offerings at Bream Creek Farmers Market, and finally pause for some photo ops at Dog Line.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Eaglehawk Neck trip builder website .

Adelaide to Eaglehawk Neck is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Adelaide in March, expect Eaglehawk Neck to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Coles Bay.

Things to do in Eaglehawk Neck

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Copping, Redbanks
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Fortescue Bay ©
Fortescue Bay
Waterfall Bay ©
Waterfall Bay
Bream Creek Farmers Market ©
Bream Creek Farmers Market

3
nights
Coles Bay

Coles Bay ©
Overlooking one of Tasmania's most scenic strips of coastline and serving as the gateway to Freycinet National Park, Coles Bay is home to just 500 permanent residents.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wineglass Bay and Cape Tourville Lighthouse. Take a break from the city and head to Friendly Beaches and Freycinet National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coles Bay: Melshell Oysters (in Swansea) and Tasmanian Wool Centre. (in Ross). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Devil's Corner Cellar Door.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Coles Bay driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Eaglehawk Neck to Coles Bay in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Launceston.

Things to do in Coles Bay

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Devil's Corner Cellar Door, Melshell Oyster Shack, Cape Tourville Lighthouse, Tasmanian Wool Centre.
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Freycinet National Park ©
Freycinet National Park
Tasmanian Wool Centre. ©
Tasmanian Wool Centre.
Melshell Oyster Shack ©
Melshell Oyster Shack

2
nights
Launceston

Launceston ©
Lying in the Tamar Valley and surrounded by forested hills, the grid-patterned city of Launceston boasts shaded avenues, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Tamar Island Wetlands, then contemplate the long history of Brickendon Colonial Farm Village, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Liffey Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Bass & Flinders Centre, learn about winemaking at Holm Oak Vineyards, stop by Goaty Hill Wines, then do a tasting at Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, and finally snap pictures at Alexandra Suspension Bridge.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Launceston trip builder website .

Getting from Coles Bay to Launceston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ulverstone.

Things to do in Launceston

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Liffey Falls, Bass & Flinders Centre, Holm Oak Vineyards, Tamar Ridge Cellar Door, Goaty Hill Wines
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Tamar Island Wetlands ©
Tamar Island Wetlands
Brickendon Colonial Farm Village ©
Goaty Hill Wines ©
Goaty Hill Wines

1
night
Ulverstone

Ulverstone ©
Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the Leven River, on Bass Strait. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Wings Wildlife Park, then examine the collection at Don River Railway, and then explore the stunning scenery at Leven Canyon.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ulverstone day trip planner .

Drive from Launceston to Ulverstone in 1.5 hours. March in Ulverstone sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Ulverstone

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Don River Railway, Wings Wildlife Park
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Wings Wildlife Park ©
Wings Wildlife Park
Don River Railway ©
Don River Railway

2
nights
Queenstown

Queenstown ©
The pink and grey hue of the mountains surrounding Queenstown is due to unique mineral deposits in the sediment.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan, then examine the collection at Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill, and then kick back and relax at Ocean Beach. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Nelson Falls, then take a peaceful walk through Franklin River Nature Trail, and then see the interesting displays at Eric Thomas Galley Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Queenstown road trip planner.

You can drive from Ulverstone to Queenstown in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Hobart.

Things to do in Queenstown

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Strahan, Franklin River Nature Trail, West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
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West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan ©
West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan
Nelson Falls ©
Nelson Falls
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill ©
Morrisons Huon Pine Sawmill

3
nights
Hobart

Hobart ©
Snaking up the side of a rounded, tree-dotted hill, Hobart sits between Tasmania’s sprawling mountains and the vast estuary of the River Derwent.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seven Mile Beach and Tahune Forest AirWalk. Head to Salamanca Arts Centre and Farm Gate Marketfor some retail therapy. Change things up with a short trip to Three Capes Track in Port Arthur (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. David's Cathedral, look for gifts at The Wicked Cheese Co., browse the different shops at Cat and Fiddle Arcade, and take a stroll through North Hobart.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hobart trip planner .

Getting from Queenstown to Hobart by car takes about 4 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Hobart can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hobart

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Three Capes Track, Seven Mile Beach, Tahune Forest AirWalk, The Wicked Cheese Co.
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Tahune Forest AirWalk ©
Tahune Forest AirWalk
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Three Capes Track ©
Three Capes Track

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